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Asclepius

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Asclepius, in Greek mythology, the god of healing, who became so skilled that he attempted to resurrect the dead, thus angering Zeus, who struck him dead with a thunderbolt. The medical profession has adopted his symbol, a staff entwined by a snake.

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